Joseph Bardin

Assistant Professor

215H Marcus Hall 
University of Massachusetts
100 Natural Resources Rd
Amherst MA 01003-9292

(413) 545-2463

B.S.E.E. University of California, Santa Barbara, 2003
M.S.E.E. University of California, Los Angeles, 2005
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology, 2009

Research Interests: 

Device modeling. Noise, dc, and RF properties of transistors at cryogenic temperatures. Millimeter wave and sub-millimeter wave active integrated circuit design. Self-healing and reconfigurable RF/mixed-signal integrated circuits in CMOS technologies and beyond.

Selected Publications: 
  • M. Ghadiri-Sadrabadi, A. Subramanian, A.H. Coskun, and J.C. Bardin,"In-Situ Noise Characterization of a 20-35 GHz 32nm SOI CMOS Reconfigurable LNA Using a Broadband On-Chip Noise Source," Proc. 2014 IEEE RFIC, Accepted.
  • A.H. Coskun and J.C. Bardin,"Cryogenic Small-Signal and Noise Performance of 32nm SOI CMOS," Proc. 2014 IEEE IMS, Accepted. J.C. Bardin, M. Yogeesh, N. Erickson, and G. Narayanan, "A 70-95 GHz SiGe Downconverter IC for Large-N Focal Plane Arrays," Proc. 2014 IEEE IMS, Accepted.
  • J.C. Bardin, P. Ravindran, S.-W. Chang, R. Kumar, J.A. Stern, M.D. Shaw, D.S. Russell, and W.H. Farr, "A High-Speed Cryogenic SiGe Channel Combiner IC For Large Photon-Starved SNSPD Arrays," Proc. 2013 IEEE BCTM, pp. 215-218.
  • J.C. Bardin and S. Weinreb, A DC–4 GHz 270 Differential SiGe Low-Noise Amplifier for Cryogenic Applications, 2010 EuMiC Symposium Digest, September 2010.
  • J.C. Bardin, Silicon-Germanium Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors for Extremely Low-Noise Applications, Ph.D Dissertation, California Institute of Technology, June 2009.
  • J.C. Bardin and S. Weinreb,“A 0.5–4 GHz Cryogenic SiGe LNA,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Component Letters, vol. 19, no. 6, pp. 407-409, June 2009.
  • J.C. Bardin and S. Weinreb, "Experimental Cryogenic Modeling and Noise of SiGe HBTs," Microwave Symposium Digest, 2008 IEEE MTT-S International, pp.459-462, 15-20 June 2008.
Society Memberships: 

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society, IEEE Electron Devices Society

Honors & Awards: 

NSF CAREER Award, 2014; DARPA Young Faculty Award, 2011.

Institutional & Professional Service: 

Reviewer for various IEEE publications, member International Microwave Symposium Technical Program Review Committee